LGBTIQA+

Are you questioning your sex or sexuality? Worried about a friend or family member who identifies as LGBTIQA+.
Find all your answers to LGBTIQA+ questions here

LGBTI Supports and Services

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QLIFE

Australia’s first nationally-orientated counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, Trans, and/or intersex.

call 1800 184 527 or online chat 3pm – midnight, everyday Aus wide at https://qlife.org.au/

 

Minus18

Australia’s Largest Youth Led Organisation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Youth. This is where we belong. Youth Support, Social Events, Campaigns, Youth Mentoring, Online Support, MinusTV and great events such as The Queer Formal and dance events. Resources also available to help you.

 

Rainbow Network

Established in 1998, Rainbow Network began as an intimate peer support group of workers who would meet to discuss the shared challenges they faced when working towards meeting the needs of young SSAITGD consumers. Since then, the network has grown from strength to strength, with a number of new SSAITGD youth groups starting up and a growing recognition of the needs of same sex attracted and trans* young people.

Find your nearest Rainbow Network group for our area here

Want to start a Rainbow Network here. Get in contact with NDCH or the Gannawarra Shire.

 

Coming Out Australia

Helping people in the GLBTIQ Community with coming out.

 

Youth Beyondblue

LGBTI young people – Feeling ‘different’ can be tough, especially when you’re a teenager going through lots of changes. The most important thing is to be true to yourself and surround yourself with supportive people.

 

Transgender Victoria

Founded in the late 1990s to address discrimination faced by trans people in Victoria.

 

Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby

The VGLRL fights for equality, social justice, human rights for the state’s LGBTI community.

 

 

If you or a friend are in immediate danger please call 000.

If you or a friend are having suicidal thoughts please call Q Life on 1800 184 527, Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.


Reach Out 
Helps under 25’s with anything from your everyday questions to making it through some of those tough times. Do you need help with identifying your sex, sexuality, gender or Trans questions? You can also connect with services in Vic, NSW or National Services.

Read Jake’s story; a young Australian who grew up and came out in a rural country town- to equally surprising and ordinary results. “Being gay in a small country town is just as normal as it was before I came out.” – Jake, as taken from au.reachout.com

Health Services and Information

 

 

 

 

Gay and Lesbian Health Vic (GLVH)

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health and wellbeing policy and resource unit. GLHV is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Victorians and the quality of care they receive.

 

Thorne Harbour Health

We envision a healthy future for our sex, sexuality & gender diverse communities, a future without HIV — where all people live with dignity and wellbeing. As a community-controlled organisation, we are governed by our members and work for people living with HIV as well as our sex, sexuality & gender diverse communities.

ACON

Here for health. New South Wales based health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health. Offering HIV prevention and support, sexual and mental health, alcohol and drugs support, aging, other health issues, training and counselling, policy and research and the meeting centre to people with HIV, all LGBTIQ people and people who use drugs. Get involved in events, workshops and forums or volunteer.

 

Living Positive Victoria

Victoria’s peak body representing people living with HIV.

Victorian Support Groups  and Services

 

 

FTM Shed

A support group for FTMs and their allies located in Melbourne, Australia.

 

GASP

Geelong’s very own safe and inclusive space for LGBTI young people aged between 10-25. Weekly meetings, social events, information and advice.

 

GLOBE

Melbourne’s Gay and Lesbian Organisation of Business and Enterprise puts on regular networking and social events as well as community forums.

 

GoWest

Collectively brings together local organisations and artists supporting and representing the LGBTI communities in the western region of Melbourne.

 

The Diversity Project – Shepparton

Aims to create a safer, more inclusive and healthier community in the City of Greater Shepparton and beyond for young people who are same-sex attracted, sex and gender diverse.

 

WayOut

Victorian Rural Youth and Sexual Diversity Project.